Originally published as the December 29, 2014 issue of Furniture Today
Furniture Today's 2015 Retail Planning Guide includes our economic analyses of the year that was 2014 and our outlook for 2015. The exclusive issue and report includes:
Economic Outlook - A detailed look at 2014 furniture and bedding sales at retail for the major metropolitan areas and retail sales projections for 2019. Sales data was estimated in partnership with Easy Analytic Software Inc., based in New York. 2014 estimates and 2019 projections are given for all the 50 U.S. states, the Northeast, Midwest, South, West, the fastest-growing small metro markets, the top 15 major markets and the fastest-growing major markets.
Consumer Counts – A home price gap analysis comparing regional 2004 to 2013 data of new home and existing home sales prices.
Distribution Report – Exclusive data revealing 2013 and 2012 furniture and bedding market share data through 12 distribution channels.
Retail Forecast and Industry Outlook - Begins with an overview of furniture and bedding sales for 2014, including 2014 retail sales by product category and an overview of consumer spending on furniture and bedding from 2005 through 2014. This section also includes analysis, including style trends, for all major furniture product categories.
Rankings - Highlights from Furniture Today's exclusive rankings from 2014, including the Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores, Beyond the Top 100 Furniture Stores, Top 25 U.S. Furniture and Bedding Retailers, Key Sources for the U.S. market, Top 25 U.S. Bedding Producers and Top 25 Bedding Retailers.
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